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IPA - Rock Art Brewery

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147 Ratings
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 15.92%


Brewed by:
Rock Art Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A light copper body low bitterness with good hop flavor. This is my impression of what the English troops may have been drinking when they occupied India. The pale ale they drank had mellowed considerably. The wooden casks had spent many months traveling on ships and long inland journeys to the troops, where they were then tapped and enjoyed.

(Beer added by: Bighuge on 10-29-2003)
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DannyS

New York

3.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a beer mug.

A - slightly dark, hazy amber with a head that fizzes up quick but goes back down almost as quickly.

S - slightly peppery fruit and pine, with a floral, slightly dusty backing.

T - Mild on the bitterness, and somewhat quiet on palate. The grapefruit and pine are the most noticeable, with slightly sweet fruity notes backing it up.

M - Very crisp and light for an IPA. Almost confusing.

D - This might be a bottle that's a tad past the recommended date, but this was very drinkable for an IPA.

Overall - I really need to grab a perfectly fresh bottle of this somewhere. It has potential to be really great, but as it stands, it's still pretty good.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2009 20:52:23 | More by DannyS
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IPA from Rock Art Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.